Researchers hope to get biofuels from citrus waste.

July 9, 2012 |

In the UK, researchers have created OPEC, for Orange Peel Exploitation Company, to explore options for using citrus peels as feedstock for biofuels and bio-based chemicals, and have teamed with the University of York, the University of Sao Paulo and the University of Cordoba to test a model bio-refinery. About 15.6 million tons of citrus waste is produced annually on a global basis.

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